Without Crimea, Ukraine looks set to lose an important piece of its economic and energy future: valuable undersea oil and gas fields that lie just offshore the Crimean peninsula.
Concerns about the Chinese economy hit global stocks Wednesday and could make for a weak start on U.S. markets. Big swings in some commodities reflected the nervousness about the pace of growth in the world's second biggest economy.
(Reuters) - J.C. Penney Co Inc shares (JCP.N) rose as much as 10 percent after Citigroup upgraded its rating to "buy" from "neutral," saying the department store's sales will continue to grow and dismissing concerns about its liquidity.
NEW YORK (AP) - If you're puzzled why the U.S. stock market has risen so fast in a slow-growing economy, consider one of its star performers: DirecTV.
CHICAGO (AP) -- The agency that oversees public transportation in Chicago has filed a lawsuit claiming American Airlines is running a "sham" office in a small town to avoid paying taxes in the nation's third-largest city.